Calendar of Events

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Yom Horim (Parents Day) 7th Grade 8:45 am
Yom Horim (Parents Day) 7th Grade
Feb 3 @ 8:45 am – 1:45 pm
Our 7th grade classes are planning to visit the museum in Skokie where they will have guided tours of the exhibit, a discussion led by the curator, and the rare opportunity to meet a survivor. In order to maximize the students’ experience at the museum, the classes leading up to the trip will be dedicated to preparing them for the ...
Adult Ed- Winter Session B 9:30 am
Adult Ed- Winter Session B
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Prayer & Worship 101 Cantor Sheera Ben-David JAN. 20, 27, FEB. 3, 10 9:30 – 10:30 AM Deepen your understanding of the main Jewish prayers and Sacred Music within our Shabbat services and Jewish Liturgy. Cantor Ben-David will spend time delving into worship, prayer comprehension and the choreography that guides us when we pray.
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
IOT Holocaust Museum Private Tour & Lunch 10:45 am
IOT Holocaust Museum Private Tour & Lunch @ Holocaust Museum
Feb 3 @ 10:45 am
IOT Holocaust Museum Private Tour & Lunch @ Holocaust Museum | Skokie | Illinois | United States
Holocaust Museum Private Tour & Lunch SUNDAY | FEB. 3 | 10:45 AM  | $25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 22! We’re kicking off the IOT year with a private docent-led tour of the Illinois Holocaust Museum, including the hologram exhibit: Take a Stand. Price includes lunch. Carpools leaving Temple Sholom are available for those that need a ride. Register at sholomchicago.org/register.  
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Congregational Monday Morning Minyan sponsored by IOT 8:00 am
Congregational Monday Morning Minyan sponsored by IOT
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Congregational Monday Morning <i>Minyan</i> sponsored by IOT
Monday Morning Minyan is a monthly relaxed, come-as-you-are, early-morning service lasting approximately 30-45 minutes and led by one of Temple Sholom’s Clergy member. It features a Torah Reading with explanation and discussion.  The short service is followed by a continental breakfast including coffee, juice and pastries with time to socialize with new friends, congregants and the Clergy. Whether you are ...
Congregational Monday Morning Minyan sponsored by IOT 8:00 am
Congregational Monday Morning Minyan sponsored by IOT
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Congregational Monday Morning <i>Minyan</i> sponsored by IOT
Monday Morning Minyan is a monthly relaxed, come-as-you-are, early-morning service lasting approximately 30-45 minutes and led by one of Temple Sholom’s Clergy member. It features a Torah Reading with explanation and discussion.  The short service is followed by a continental breakfast including coffee, juice and pastries with time to socialize with new friends, congregants and the Clergy. Whether you are ...
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 4 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism Classes 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism Classes
Feb 4 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Jusaidm is an 18-week overview or Judaism, which we will offer twice this year, providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies, Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the symbols, liturgy, music, traditions and Hebrew blessings that accompany Jewish celebrations in the home and synagogue. Introduction to Judaism is ...
Monthly Film Night: 93Queen 7:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: 93Queen
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: <i>93Queen</i>
Join us for the screening and discussion of movies with a Jewish theme. 93Queen MONDAY | FEB. 4 | 7:00 PM Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, “93Queen” follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. Don’t miss this unique ...
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday morning study group 5779 fall 2018 Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 6 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Women of Temple Sholom 3rd Annual Reunification Ride Potluck Dinner 6:30 pm
Women of Temple Sholom 3rd Annual Reunification Ride Potluck Dinner
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Your $36 donation will go directly toward a fully sponsored charter bus taking 50 children (along with their caretakers) to visit their mothers incarcerated for nonviolent crimes at Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln, IL. Guests are invited to bring a favorite salad, entree or dessert to share. (All dishes should be a vegetarian or dairy option.) Located nearly 200 miles ...
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Monthly Morning Book Club: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore 11:00 am
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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L’Taken R.A.C. Social Justice Seminar in Washington, DC
L’Taken R.A.C. Social Justice Seminar in Washington, DC
Feb 8 – Feb 11 all-day
Rabbi Gellman, Jay, and Caleb will be leading a trip to visit the Religious Action Center (R.A.C.) in Washington, D.C. as part of the L’taken Social Justice Seminar. Teens will learn about the Reform Jewish perspective on contemporary issues and prepare to lobby our representatives on Capitol Hill regarding an issue they are passionate about. Students who participate in the ...
Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg 12:00 pm
Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg @ TradeLink LLC Hyatt Center
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly Downtown Talmud Study Civil Law: Worker & Employee Rights Rabbi Goldberg 2ND FRIDAYS | SEPT. – MAY | 12:00 – 1:00 PM At the offices of TradeLink LLC in Hyatt Center, 71 S. Wacker, Floor 19 Make Talmud study a fixed habit. RSVP needed in advance to be on security list. To register, please visit sholomchicago.org/ae-register
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 8 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service
Feb 8 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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PJ In Your PJ’s: Tot Shabbat Pajama Pancake Breakfast with PJ Library 9:00 am
PJ In Your PJ’s: Tot Shabbat Pajama Pancake Breakfast with PJ Library
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
PJ In Your PJ’s: Tot Shabbat Pajama Pancake Breakfast with PJ Library Saturday | Feb. 9 | 9:00 AM Sing, dance, and celebrate Shabbat morning with your friends at Temple Sholom, Gan Shalom, and PJ Library. Pajamas strongly encouraged!!! Stay for a very special pancake bar with gluten free options! This event is TOTALLY FREE but RSVP is requested! Please ...
Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Torah Study 9:45 am
Torah Study
Feb 9 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Mindful Jewish Aging 1:00 pm
Mindful Jewish Aging @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us as we explore the spiritual gifts of life after fifty. Sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot writes, “We must develop a compelling vision of later life, one that does not assume a trajectory of decline after fifty, but recognizes this as a time of potential change, growth, and new learning…” While Zalman Schacter-Shalomi teaches, “As the period in which we harvest ...
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Adult Ed- Winter Session B 9:30 am
Adult Ed- Winter Session B
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Prayer & Worship 101 Cantor Sheera Ben-David JAN. 20, 27, FEB. 3, 10 9:30 – 10:30 AM Deepen your understanding of the main Jewish prayers and Sacred Music within our Shabbat services and Jewish Liturgy. Cantor Ben-David will spend time delving into worship, prayer comprehension and the choreography that guides us when we pray.
Feed the Hungry 9:30 am
Feed the Hungry
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
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Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Special Pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Special Pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal
Feb 11 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal with seating up to 100 guests. Extra volunteers needed.
Intro to Judaism Classes 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism Classes
Feb 11 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Jusaidm is an 18-week overview or Judaism, which we will offer twice this year, providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies, Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the symbols, liturgy, music, traditions and Hebrew blessings that accompany Jewish celebrations in the home and synagogue. Introduction to Judaism is ...
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday morning study group 5779 fall 2018 Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 13 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
IOT Annual Havdalah Event 7:00 pm
IOT Annual Havdalah Event
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
IOT is celebrating its 5th annual Havdalah service and dinner! Join us as we celebrate the end of Shabbat while we dine and socialize with friends, old and new. Cost: $30 (dinner and beverages included) Location: near Temple Sholom (address given upon registration)  
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 15 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service
Feb 15 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Makom Dinner 7:00 pm
Makom Dinner
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Makom & Or Chadash Joint Service 7:45 pm
Makom & Or Chadash Joint Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 15 @ 7:45 pm
Makom & Or Chadash Joint Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Or Chadash (LGBTQ Members & Allies), Makom (20s/30s), and the Makom Band have collaborated to create and lead services that blend the traditions of Or Chadash, Makom and those of Temple Sholom. This service is open to all! 7:45-8:45pm – Service 8:45-9:45pm – Oneg
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday morning study group 5779 fall 2018 Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 20 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting 7:00 pm
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Temple Sholom members and their guests are welcomed to the monthly meeting to hear about Post 710 plans, and support of our community service programs. New members of all ages are welcome, especially Post 9/11 veterans. We will review the Vet-Tec program that lists military training eligible for college credit and will provide assistance and information to Veterans on ...
Navigating College Workshop Series 7:15 pm
Navigating College Workshop Series
Feb 20 @ 7:15 pm
SERIES BEGINS TUESDAY NOV. 27 | 7:15 PM Invisible Differences Workshop Do you have a college-bound student with Invisible Differences, such as ADHD, learning disabilities, ASD, and/or mental health disorders? Companies that Care [a 501(c)(3) organization] is launching a workshop series called Navigating College just for you and your child(ren). The workshop addresses how to overcome the unique challenges our ...
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Judaism’s Great Debates Rabbi Edwin Goldberg FEB. 24, MAR. 3, 10 | 9:30 – 10:30 AM Over the centuries Jews have argued over great ideas such as who has authority to speak on behalf of God and what is the role of religion in our lives. We will learn, discuss and decide.
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
Nearing Home: Navigating Life’s Transitions 10:45 am
Nearing Home: Navigating Life’s Transitions
Feb 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Nearing Home: Navigating Life’s Transitions Hosted by Dan Schubring, Funeral Director, Lakeshore Funeral Home 10:45 – 11:45 AM It’s not always easy to plan ahead, but as a congregation we want to offer support to those who are going through transitions themselves or supporting others in thinking about next steps. Participants are encouraged to suggest topics, and congregants are invited ...
Mishpacha Multigenerational Afternoon Tea 2:00 pm
Mishpacha Multigenerational Afternoon Tea @ The Drake
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for an afternoon high tea. We’ll celebrate strong women in our lives, community, and world by spending time together and lifting one another up. Invitation and more details to come!
Adult Ed Guest Scholar: Lindy Rubin 10:45 pm
Adult Ed Guest Scholar: Lindy Rubin
Feb 24 @ 10:45 pm – 11:45 pm
What is Jewish Art? with Lindy Rubin Feb. 24 & Mar. 3 | 10:45 – 11:45 AM An overview of Jewish art history and what makes art “Jewish,” followed by a guided tour and discussion of Temple Sholom’s stained glass and other artwork.
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Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism Classes 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism Classes
Feb 25 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Jusaidm is an 18-week overview or Judaism, which we will offer twice this year, providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies, Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the symbols, liturgy, music, traditions and Hebrew blessings that accompany Jewish celebrations in the home and synagogue. Introduction to Judaism is ...
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Monthly Classic Film Series 2:00 pm
Monthly Classic Film Series
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Barbara & Maxine Durst for the screening and discussion of classic movies with a Jewish theme. Movie Schedule: 11/27 – Yentl 1/29 – The Chosen 2/26 – Blazing Saddles 3/26 – The Last Angry 4/23 – Crossing Delancy 5/28 – TBD
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday morning study group 5779 fall 2018 Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 27 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.